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Brady-Prescott kicks off NFL season plus a return to London

May. 12, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

The NFL is returning to London in October and Tom Brady begins his pursuit of an eighth Super Bowl title against Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys when Tampa Bay hosts the league’s annual kickoff game on Sept. 9. The first game in London since the coronavirus pandemic...

Most Las Vegas Strip resorts open at 100% with regulatory OK

May. 12, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling giants MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment said Wednesday were opening their Las Vegas Strip gambling floors at 100% capacity with no person-to-person distancing requirement, after state regulatory approval. Most of the resort...

The Latest: Louisiana kids can start vaccinations Thursday

May. 12, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS — Children as young as 12 can expect to start getting Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine Thursday in Louisiana. The state health officer made the announcement Wednesday after federal advisers endorsed the vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. Dr. Joseph Kanter...

Officials add Vegas to Nevada areas with India virus variant

May. 12, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas area has been added to places in Nevada where authorities have detected cases of a potentially worrisome strain of the coronavirus found in India. A woman in her 20s who had not traveled recently and was not vaccinated against COVID-19...

WNBA tips off 25th anniversary season

May. 12, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will tip off its 25th season on Friday after an eventful offseason that was full of player movement, including Candace Parker returning home to Chicago. The former league MVP headed home after playing her entire 13-year career in Los Angeles...

Las Vegas Monorail to resume operations by end of May

May. 12, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Monorail will resume operations at the end of the month after remaining closed since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced Tuesday that it will begin selling...

Aces sit atop AP preseason WNBA power poll

May. 12, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Las Vegas Aces fell just short of the WNBA championship last season while missing three key players. Now with Liz Cambage, Kelsey Plum and Dearica Hamby back as well as free agent addition Chelsea Gray to help league MVP A'ja Wilson, the Aces sit...

Tribal casinos in Las Vegas seen reaching a milestone moment

May. 12, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The purchase by a California-based Native American tribe of a casino resort just off the Las Vegas Strip is being seen a milestone in the evolution of Indian casino ownership in city at the center of U.S. gambling. “Who doesn’t want to be in Las...

Aces hire former LSU coach Fargas as team president

May. 12, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Aces hired former LSU coach Nikki Fargas as the team's president on Tuesday. She replaces Bill Laimbeer, who had been the president of the franchise since it moved from San Antonio to Nevada. Laimbeer will still coach...

The Latest: Ore. bill extends deadline for late-rent payment

May. 11, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers have passed a bill to give tenants who are struggling with financial hardships due to the pandemic more time to pay past-due rent. Currently tenants have until July, but the legislation will extend the deadline to next Feb. 28. The bill...